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Washington National Guard Engineers share knowledge, experiences with Thai counterparts

Engineers from the Washington National Guard not only conduct exercises with the Royal Thai Army, but in the process build relationships and create strong bonds.
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Learning the Importance of Intercultural Exchange through UNESCO

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, "seeks to build peace through international cooperation," and does so through numerous projects in countries around the world. Their work includes efforts involving…
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Improving the way you absorb language and culture with CultureReady Basics

Our partners at Diplomatic Language Services (DLS) discuss developing CultureReady Basics and what makes it unique from other culture and language tools.
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Working with Interpreters

Find out more about the different types of interpretation and interpreters used in the military, and where interpreters are used in other federal agencies as well.
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Sign Languages Around the World

Did you know that over 60 sign languages are in use around the world? Learn more about ASL, BANZSL, LSF, and others.
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6 Interesting Japanese Manners & Customs

Our guest blogger discusses some manners and customs to keep in mind when traveling to Japan.
A student plays a drum along with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band at the National School of the Arts in Dakar, Senegal.

African Partnership Flight Rwanda Set to Soar

U.S. Air Forces Africa and the Rwandan Defense Force recently announced the launch of the African Partnership Flight in Kigali, Rwanda, from March 4-8.
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What is the United States Institute of Peace?

Founded in 1984, the United States Institute of Peace is funded by Congress and governed by a bipartisan Board of Directors. USIP is dedicated to the proposition that a world without violent conflict is possible, practical, and essential for U.S.…
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Promoting Mutual Understanding with the State Department's 22.33 Podcast

The Department of State has launched a new podcast called 22.33, where people discuss the role that ECA programs played in their education, their work, and their lives.
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